Posts in "Hip/Lower Abdominal Injuries"

Managing Structural and Functional Asymmetries in Ice Hockey: Part 2

Managing Structural and Functional Asymmetries in Ice Hockey: Part 2

Part 1 of this series described anatomical asymmetries that all humans have, and how they can lead to predictable patterns and functional asymmetries. Part 2, below, will dive into how these patterns directly affect hockey performance and how they may contribute to common hockey injuries. Influence on Hockey Performance These positions are not inherently harmful…. Read more

Managing Structural and Functional Asymmetries in Ice Hockey: Part 1

Managing Structural and Functional Asymmetries in Ice Hockey: Part 1

Ice hockey places a huge multiplanar demand on the structures of the hip and thorax. As such, it’s imperative that players achieve and maintain full range of motion (ROM) in these areas. Complete ROM necessitates that the involved joint starts in, or at least is able to achieve, a neutral or centrated position. Unfortunately, many… Read more